Season 2022

From the Decatur Celebration and the Farm Progress Show to the storied Ferris wheels of Jacksonville; from Lincoln’s footsteps in Springfield and New Salem to the historic barns of the Macomb area; from the river heritage of Quincy and Hannibal to the bounty of the richest farmland on earth, Mark McDonald takes us through a Central Illinois we thought we knew.

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Pike County All Wars Museum 2022

Illinois Stories

Pike County All Wars Museum 2022

Pike County All Wars Museum 2022

Pike County All Wars Museum 2022

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Antique Fire Pumper

Illinois Stories

Antique Fire Pumper

Antique Fire Pumper

Antique Fire Pumper

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories The Emiquon Preserve

Illinois Stories

The Emiquon Preserve

The Emiquon Preserve

The Emiquon Preserve

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Moving Pillsbury Forward

Illinois Stories

Moving Pillsbury Forward

Moving Pillsbury Forward

Moving Pillsbury Forward

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Pike County History Museum 2022

Illinois Stories

Pike County History Museum 2022

Pike County Historical Society has been re-imagined as the county's history museum.

Pike County History Museum 2022

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories John Deere Tractors in Quincy Illinois

Illinois Stories

John Deere Tractors in Quincy Illinois

A Quincy man restores John Deere tractors...the result is amazing.

John Deere Tractors in Quincy Illinois

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Stories of Survival ALPLM

Illinois Stories

Stories of Survival ALPLM

Exhibit of acts of inhumanity that have occurred all over the world.

Stories of Survival ALPLM

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Chinking and Daubing in Quincy

Illinois Stories

Chinking and Daubing in Quincy

Chinking and Daubing in Quincy.

Chinking and Daubing in Quincy

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories WCAZ Radio 100th Anniversary

Illinois Stories

WCAZ Radio 100th Anniversary

WCAZ Radio 100th Anniversary.

WCAZ Radio 100th Anniversary

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Modesto Agriculture Collectors

Illinois Stories

Modesto Agriculture Collectors

Mark McDonald revisits the Jim & Phyllis Moffet near Modesto, Illinois.

Modesto Agriculture Collectors

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Modesto Corn Shelling

Illinois Stories

Modesto Corn Shelling

Mark McDonald visits the home of Jim & Phyllis Moffet near Modesto, Illinois.

Modesto Corn Shelling

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories In The Privy Digging Bottles

Illinois Stories

In The Privy Digging Bottles

Mark McDonald joins Jack Klotz on a dig for bottles in Louisiana, Missouri.

In The Privy Digging Bottles

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Pike County Military Heritage Museum

Illinois Stories

Pike County Military Heritage Museum

Mark McDonald visits the Pike County Military Heritage Museum.

Pike County Military Heritage Museum

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories J.H. Miller Company

Illinois Stories

J.H. Miller Company

Mark McDonald visits with author Ken Glennon about the J.H. Miller Company in Quincy, IL.

J.H. Miller Company

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Itty Bitty Microfarm

Illinois Stories

Itty Bitty Microfarm

Mark McDonald visits the Itty Bitty Microfarm in Springfield.

Itty Bitty Microfarm

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Cannon Pottery in Ripley

Illinois Stories

Cannon Pottery in Ripley

Mark McDonald visits Jack & Hildegard Cannon at the Cannon Pottery in Ripley.

Cannon Pottery in Ripley

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Illinois Stories

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Mark McDonald visits an organization who builds beds for children who sleep on the floor.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Bottle Digger

Illinois Stories

Bottle Digger

A Louisiana, Missouri man has been digging for bottles for 60 years.

Bottle Digger

Video thumbnail: Illinois Stories Civil War Reenactor

Illinois Stories

Civil War Reenactor

A Mason City man expresses his love for U.S. history by attending Civil War Reenactments.

Civil War Reenactor